Synonyms and Antonyms of exhilaration

  1. 1 a pleasurably intense stimulation of the feelings the lavish spectacle results in one exhilaration after another Synonyms bang, boot, charge, thrill, frisson, jollies, kick, rush, titillation, wallopRelated Words arousal, buzz, electrification, high, intoxication; jolt, shock, surprise (also surprize); delectation, delight, enjoyment, joy, lift, pleasure; amusement, diversion, entertainment, fun, treat

  2. 2 a state of overwhelming usually pleasurable emotion the exhilaration of victory that spectators get to witness at the Olympic Games Synonyms cloud nine, elatedness, elation, euphoria, ecstasy, heaven, high, intoxication, paradise, rapture, rhapsody, seventh heaven, swoon, transportRelated Words exaltation; blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, delight, enchantment, felicity, gladness, happiness, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, pleasure; reverie, trance; inspiration; fervor, frenzy, madness, passion; cheer, cheerfulness, exuberance, gaiety (also gayety), glee, gleefulness, jubilance, jubilation, lightheartednessNear Antonyms misery, sadness, unhappiness, woe, wretchedness; blues, dejection, desolation, despair, despondency, disconsolateness, disheartenment, dispiritedness, doldrums, downheartedness, dreariness, dumps, forlornness, gloom, gloominess, heartsickness, melancholy, mopesAntonyms depression

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